Daily Archives: July 29, 2012

Plan to privatise equipment agency could endanger troops, report warns

[Translate] Plan to privatise equipment agency could endanger troops, report warns Thinktank raises concerns over MoD proposal to bring in private contractor to operate defence equipment and support agency Richard Norton-Taylor guardian.co.uk, Thursday 26 July 2012 19.05 EDT Ministry of … Continue reading

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Calls to ditch police outsourcing plan after Olympic security ‘fiasco’

[Translate] Calls to ditch police outsourcing plan after Olympic security ‘fiasco’ Rank-and-file police officers have urged the Cambridgeshire force to rethink its plans to outsource services to the firm at the centre of the Olympic security fiasco. Members of the … Continue reading

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Wheels could wobble on Britain’s outsourcing drive

[Translate] Wheels could wobble on Britain’s outsourcing drive Reuters Jul 25, 2012, 08.10PM IST LONDON: National outrage at the failure of G4S to provide the security it promised for the London Olympics is a blow to the British government’s drive … Continue reading

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G4S should make it easier to beat the privatisation racket

[Translate] guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 17 July 2012 17.20 EDT Seumas Milne G4S should make it easier to beat the privatisation racket Scandals are multiplying as the outsourcing drive intensifies. Where is the political voice to reflect a growing public revulsion? If … Continue reading

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The G4S debacle in London is a wake-up call on outsourcing security

[Translate] 18 July 2012, 2.04pm AEST The G4S debacle in London is a wake-up call on outsourcing security Stuff happens. When organising something as big as the Olympic Games some things are bound to go wrong. Sometimes the failures are … Continue reading

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MoD procurement outsourcing plan attacked

[Translate] July 27, 2012 12:03 am MoD procurement outsourcing plan attacked By Carola Hoyos, Defence Correspondent A plan by the Ministry of Defence to hand the £14bn a year procurement of Britain’s military equipment to the private sector has been … Continue reading

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